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At the University of Michigan Health System, we’re proud of our legacy of discovery, innovation and exceptional patient care. But we never stop thinking about the future – and what advancements and opportunities lie ahead. And we never forget that the future of our system and our industry, are the students who are interested in pursuing health care careers, and becoming the leaders of tomorrow. UMHS encourages current high school and college students, as well as their parents and teachers, to get involved and get to know us now. That’s why we provide comprehensive information and resources that can help guide you on your path to future success – a path we hope leads you to us at UMHS. Learn more:

Students

No matter where you are in your current education, it’s never too early (or too late) to start thinking about a career in health care – and about joining a world-class academic medical center like UMHS. You may just play a part in our next incredible breakthrough, and become part of the next generation of The Michigan Difference .

High School Students

You’re probably already starting to think about the future and your career. Maybe you know exactly what you want to do and how to make it happen. But if you’re like most, you have questions. We suggest you start by talking with your parents and guidance counselor about your skills and interests, and also check out:

  • The Nursing and Allied Health sections of our site – give you a great overview of the areas of specialties and types of positions we offer.
  • www.mhc.org – a site dedicated to educating those interested in health care careers in the State of Michigan.

College Students

You’ve worked and studied hard. Now you’re looking forward to beginning a career where every day is different, and every challenge has its own unique reward. A future in health care at UMHS might be just what you’re seeking. We recommend:

  • The Nursing and Allied Health sections of our site – give you a great overview of the areas of specialties and types of positions we offer.
  • University of Michigan students can visit www.studentemployment.umich.edu for information on student employment.
  • If you are a student at another college/university, we suggest contacting M-Temps at (734) 763-4128, for temporary opportunities, or contact your school Career Services Center for more information.http://www.hr.umich.edu/temps/index.html

Please also visit the Student FAQs section of our site for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Parents & Teachers

It All Begins With You.

As a parent or teacher, you are one of the greatest influences on kids today. You see their potential even before they do and can be instrumental in guiding them towards meaningful, rewarding careers that make the most of their skills and interests.

Health care is among the most important, challenging and fulfilling fields for today’s youth to consider. And a career at UMHS provides the opportunity to join the best of the best, impact peoples’ lives and become part of what we call The Michigan Difference.

At UMHS, we encourage parents and teachers to get involved – to talk with your children and students about their interests and to reinforce their confidence in their natural talents and abilities.

For more of the information you need to aid your kids in making one the most important decisions of their lives, we recommend the following resources:

Please also visit the Student FAQs section of our site for answers to Frequently Asked Questions relevant to students.

Financial Aid

A college education is one of the most valuable, yet expensive investments a person can make in their own future. As your children and students approach high school graduation, they start thinking about where they’ll go to college; while you’re thinking about how to afford it.

At UMHS, we see the value of college educations every day, in the contributions of our many talented employees. We encourage students interested in health care careers to pursue their dreams and recommend that they (and their parents) investigate the many avenues to financial aid that are available to today’s students. Among these many resources, we suggest you take a look at:

Please also visit the Student FAQs section of our site for answers to Frequently Asked Questions relevant to students.